TRC #290: Smoking and Lung Cancer + Dogs Sensing Magnetic fields + Diet and Acne + Patterson Best Selling Author

dogPat starts things off by Reality Checking a  remark from a previous episode that it’s unlikely to get lung cancer if you’ve never smoked. Adam then looks into if dogs can sense magnetic fields. Next Elan answers a listener question regarding whether eating chocolate causes acne. Darren closes out the show by answering whether it’s true that James Patterson is a best selling author.

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SHOW NOTES

Smoking and Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Research Dollars and Donations

Cancer.org – Why Cancer Strikes Nonsmokers

Lung Cancer In Non Smokers and Bias

Lung Cancer Newsletter

Dogs Sensing Magnetic Fields

Dogs are sensitive to small variations of the Earth’s magnetic field

User comment on original paper

Do Dogs Line Themselves Up With the Earth’s Magnetic Field to Poop? – The SkeptVet Blog

Diet and Acne

Wikipedia – Acne

How Stuff Works – Is chocolate bad for your skin?

How Stuff Works – Do certain foods trigger acne breakouts?

WebMD – Chocolate and Acne

WebMD – Acne Causes

Skincarephysicians.com – AcneNet

Acne.org – Accutane

James Patterson

Wikipedia Best Selling Authors

Wikipedia James Patterson

NY Times

 

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